Crews battle 3-alarm fire in Seattle's SoDo area

SEATTLE — A large plume of smoke was visible for miles as a large fire burned in Seattle’s SoDo area Wednesday night around 7:30 p.m.

The fire happened near the 3600 block of East Marginal Way South.

Chopper 7 flew over the fire, where video showed flames and a large firefighting presence.

>> PHOTOS: Fire in SoDo sends plume of smoke over Seattle

No injuries were reported, Seattle fire officials said.

Chopper 7 video showed several scrap cars burning.

Multiple roads around the West Seattle Bridge were closed, KIRO 7's Jessica Oh reported. Both directions of traffic on 99 near the West Seattle Bridge were shut down.

Oh reported hearing explosion-like sounds from where the fire was burning.

Crews had the fire out just before 9 p.m. but remained at the scene to monitor any hot spots.

The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation.

BREAKING: A large plume of smoke is visible from the SoDo area and can be seen from our city cam. KIRO 7 has crews heading to the scene.

Posted by KIRO 7 News on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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